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Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

Marshall was best known guitar amplifier, but the English company have since ventured into personal audio gear and more subsequently, into speaker system that bears the hallmark design of Marshall guitar amplifiers. Recently, the audio equipment maker gave its three iconic Bluetooth speakers, namely Acton, Stanmore, and Woburn, an upgrade. These updated Bluetooth speakers now feature an upgraded DSP for improved dynamic range compression, as well as the latest in Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth 5.0, and Qualcomm’s aptX technology. Continue reading Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

In a strange move, Roku has introduced a pair of wireless speakers, simply called Roku TV Wireless Speakers. The speakers alone aren’t strange, but the fact that it only works with Roku TV is. Like, isn’t this trying to lock consumers into an ecosystem? You know, like what Apple have been doing all this years? Anyways, so yes, Roku TV Wireless Speakers is meant to work with Roku TV and only Roku TV. Luckily, the market is not lacking of affordable Roku TVs, including those from TCL, Sharp, HiSense and more, and recently, JVC too. Continue reading No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

A comprehensive speaker system rigged for home entertainment requires a myriad of equipment, including the likes of DAC crossover, main speaker and subwoofer amps, plus there are the required speakers and subwoofer. The result? A cramped living and unsightly cables snaking around. That’s not to mention the setup is very tedious and time consuming. This is a woe Hong Kong-based ONEaudio aimed to address with its Q-Bass Wireless Speaker and Subwoofer. Continue reading Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Most speaker systems, wireless or not, always have two things: the speaker grille and a few buttons for music control. The latter has been a design challenge for audio equipment makers who cared about aesthetic, but then touch control came along and practically alleviate this design eyesore. For Danish high end audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen, however, touch control isn’t enough. In addition to touch sensitive aluminum interface, the Beosound Edge has proximity sensors that light up the speaker when sensing your approach. Fancy. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Fireside Audiobox Is Quite Literally The Hottest Bluetooth Speaker Right Now

Not every gadget gets us all wet and excited. Similarly, not every gadget that gets us wet and excited is the gadget we want. Sometimes, just sometimes, we are just baffled by how bizarre it is and that is exactly how I felt right now with the Fireside Audiobox Bluetooth Speaker. The product name itself is not immediately apparently, but what sets this Bluetooth speaker apart from the sea of offerings out there is fire. Like, you know, real fire? Continue reading Fireside Audiobox Is Quite Literally The Hottest Bluetooth Speaker Right Now

Samsung Ventures Into Premium Audio With Two Harman Kardon Co-branded Sound Bars

What’s your impression of Samsung’s audio equipment? Good, but hardly deemed high-end or audiophile-grade, right? Well, that should change with its two new sound bars, developed in collaboration with audio equipment specialist, Harman Kardon. The pair, designated HW-N950 and HW-N850, are described as co-branded premium sound bars that flaunt Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio technology to bring about immersive sound experience. Continue reading Samsung Ventures Into Premium Audio With Two Harman Kardon Co-branded Sound Bars

The Half-size Pirelli Wind Tunnel Tire Is Now A Bluetooth Speaker

IXOOST is an Italian audio equipment maker who is known to create speaker systems that looks like they were parts pulled out of an automobile. Previously, IXOOST has offered an exhaust iPhone dock and a Bluetooth speaker that replicates the rear end of a Lamborghini and now, it has collaborated with tire manufacturer giant Pirelli to introduce a Bluetooth speaker in, you guessed it, the shape of a Pirelli tire. So, yeah, that thing you see right there isn’t just a scale model of the Pirelli P Zero tire; it is a Bluetooth speaker aptly called Pirelli P Zero Sound. Continue reading The Half-size Pirelli Wind Tunnel Tire Is Now A Bluetooth Speaker

Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

If you are looking for a sound bar that packs a lot of punch and money is no object, well, then you may want to take a look at this impressive audio hardware from specialist audio equipment maker, Klipsch. Featuring furniture-grade wood veneer in a selection of finishes and a selection of grill colors, Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar, as it is called, boasts three massive 3/4-inch (19 cm) titanium diaphragm Linear Travel Suspension tweeters with 90×90 Tractrix Horn-loaded technology, and no less than six (gasp!), equally enormous, 4-inch black Cerametallic woofers. Continue reading Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

Yamaha Has A Budget Sound Bar That Is Big On Sound

These days, budget sound bar is all the rage. Polk Audio has it. Vizio has a few of them. More recently, we saw SONOS introducing one and now, it’s Yamaha’s turn. Meet the Yamaha YAS-108 Sound Bar, the newest sound bar from the multidisciplinary multinational corporation. The YAS-108 is a follow up to the YAS-106 introduced roughly two years ago. Continue reading Yamaha Has A Budget Sound Bar That Is Big On Sound

This Is Beam, SONOS Most Affordable Smart Soundbar Yet

SONOS has always been a premium, but not anymore. It all changes this July when the newly-announced SONOS Beam Smart Soundbar hits the stores. Billed as “the world’s most versatile smart speaker for both TV and Music,” SONOS Beam promised to deliver rich sound experience for movies, TV shows, music and whatnot, while supporting over 80 music services, multiple voice assistants, as well as Apple AirPlay 2. Continue reading This Is Beam, SONOS Most Affordable Smart Soundbar Yet